Family searches for answers 1 year after man's murder

Family searches for answers 1 year after man's murder

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Johnson's family prays at the spot where his body was found one year ago. Source: WBRC video Johnson's family prays at the spot where his body was found one year ago. Source: WBRC video
Titus Lee Johnson's body was found in a burned out car in Ensley. There are no suspects. Source: WBRC video Titus Lee Johnson's body was found in a burned out car in Ensley. There are no suspects. Source: WBRC video
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

It was one year ago Tuesday that 28-year-old Titus Lee Johnson was found dead in a burned out car in Ensley.

To this day, his murder has gone unsolved and his family continues to search for answers.

Johnson's family members held hands and prayed, standing on the very spot where he was found murdered.

"I really miss my son. He was a good son, that was my baby boy," Conethia Johnson, his mother, said.

The ground is still charred from the flames of a burning car that was in the 5700 block of Avenue N in Ensley.

Detectives say Johnson's badly burned body was pulled from the car May 7, 2012, which his family says belonged to his girlfriend.

One year later, ther are still no suspects.

The family prayed for God's will to be done and that a killer on the loose would be caught.

"So we can just have closure and rest," said Philetta Johnson, the victim's sister. "To know the killer has been caught and we don't have to worry about who did this or why they did it. I always think about what happened. We'll never know. Only him and the killer know."

"God says vengence is his, he's going to repay," Conethia said.

And that's why Conethia says she has peace about the situation. But she believes someone out there knows what happened to her son and has information that could help the family get justice.

"I just know neighbors around here saw something. We got cowards scared to talk," she said.

Sgt. Johnny Williams with the Birmingham Police Department says a detective is still assigned to the case, but there are no suspects or leads.

If you know anything call the Birmingham Police Department. There is a Crime Stoppers reward of $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

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